Why IWU

What will you do when you become a member of the Educational Studies Department?

  • You will customize your college experience by gaining a teaching license or an interdisciplinary degree.
  • You will observe and work in a K-12 school from your very first education class.
  • You will work with a small cohort of students who will become supportive colleagues.
  • You will be mentored by a team of faculty that want to help you succeed.
  • You will become an educational researcher.
  • You will become a teacher-scholar for social justice.
  • You can study abroad and still graduate in 4 years.
  • You can student teach locally or in the Chicago Public Schools.
  • You can be employed and start your teaching career right after graduation.
  • You can build your resume by adding an endorsement to your degree that may include but isn't limited to reading, physical education, world language, art, and drama.
  • You can become a teaching titan and make a difference!